March 23, 2012

Quote of the Day: The Girl You Should Be Dating.

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“…If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at two a.m. clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you. She’ll talk as if the characters in the book are real, because for a while, they always are.

You will propose on a hot air balloon. Or during a rock concert. Or very casually next time she’s sick. Over Skype.

You will smile so hard you will wonder why your heart hasn’t burst and bled out all over your chest yet. You will write the story of your lives, have kids with strange names and even stranger tastes. She will introduce your children to the Cat in the Hat and Aslan, maybe in the same day. You will walk the winters of your old age together and she will recite Keats under her breath while you shake the snow off your boots.

Date a girl who reads because you deserve it. You deserve a girl who can give you the most colorful life imaginable. If you can only give her monotony, and stale hours and half-baked proposals, then you’re better off alone. If you want the world and the worlds beyond it, date a girl who reads.

Or better yet, date a girl who writes.

~ From Rosemarie Urquico’s “A Girl You Should Date.”

{p.s. Read the whole thing…it’s fabulous. As a “girl who reads,” it gets my stamp of approval.}


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dreamcatcher Jan 21, 2014 8:47pm

Inspired by you and Rosemarie Urquico <3 "Date a man who reads, date a man who writes. Better yet, date a man with a large brain and an even grander heart." http://dreamcatcheraction.com/2014/01/21/date-a-m

Aaron Jan 5, 2014 2:22am

But where do you find them?

ilonca84 Jan 3, 2014 7:20pm

Love this 🙂

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